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Region 2 News Release:    05-1822-NEW/BOS 2005-260
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Contact: Ted Fitzgerald
Phone: (617) 565-2074


OSHA/NYU Latino Workers Conference in Manhattan Sept. 29

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Center for Community Problem Solving at New York University (NYU) will hold a Latino Workers Conference at NYU on Thursday, Sept. 29.

The free conference is directed toward faith-based and community organizations, consulates and other groups interested in reaching out to the Hispanic community.

Participants will be briefed on OSHA's activities with community and faith-based organizations, Latin American consulates, professional and employer organizations and others in reducing work-related illness, injuries and deaths among Hispanic workers.

They will learn how an organization can become an alliance partner with OSHA, and how the Center for Community Problem Solving and other organizations are working to promote workers' rights to safe working conditions and fair hours and wages.


WHAT: Latino Workers Conference
Sponsored by OSHA and NYU's Center for Community Problem Solving.
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 29 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lipton Hall
NYU School of Law
110 West Third St. (southeast corner of West 3rd and MacDougal St.)
New York, N.Y.
REGISTER: Contact Ariel Listanowsky at (212) 998-6614

For additional information about OSHA's Hispanic outreach activities in New York and New Jersey, please call Diana Cortez, OSHA's regional Hispanic coordinator, at (914) 524-7510.

OSHA's role is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.


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